Ching-Shwun Lin, PhD

Department of Urology and Molecular Urology Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Ching-Shwun Lin, PhD received his Bachelors degree in Veterinary Medicine at the National Taiwan University. After completing his residency training and obtaining a license to practice veterinary medicine, he taught a medical microbiology laboratory course at the School of Medicine of the National Taiwan University. He was then awarded a scholarship in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Training Program at the University of Iowa and was trained as a bacteriophage geneticist in the Department of Microbiology. After receiving a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, Lin joined the Department of Molecular Carciogenesis as a Research Scientist at the Linus Pauling Institute of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. He went on to become a Senior Scientist at the California Institute for Medical Research in San Jose, California. In 1992, he joined the UCSF Department of Stomatology as an Assistant Research Molecular Biologist.

Lin is currently Director of the Molecular Urology Laboratory in the Department of Urology at UCSF. He is an active member of several professional societies, including the New York Academy of Sciences and the American Urology Association.